Benefactions and Prizes Backgrounds and Descriptions
2.1 DAVE JOHNSTON MEMORIAL FUND
Established in 1998 in memory of Dave Johnston by his family and friends to support field-based studies by an undergraduate or postgraduate student in Geology. Strong preference will be given to applicants whose research involves field mapping. The annual income from this fund may be awarded to one or more projects in any year. Approximate annual value, €500.
2.2 JULIAN BOLDY BURSARY
This bursary was established in 1992 in memory of Julian Boldy by his friends John and George Kurkjian. The bursary is awarded annually to help support (but excluding conferences) a postgraduate student in (or exceptionally an undergraduate) student in Geology. Approximate annual value, €1,650.
2.3 ADRIAN PHILLIPS FUND
This fund was established in 2003 by a gift from Professor Adrian Phillips. The fund is to be operated by the Department of Geology to support the teaching of students in field-based techniques in the Earth sciences. Approximate annual value, €800.
2.4 PAUL AND JACKIE BLUNDELL SCHOLARSHIP
The Paul and Jackie Blundell scholarship was established in 2023 through a generous gift of Trinity alumni Paul and Jackie Blundell. The scholarship will support undergraduate students in geosciences with demonstrated need, to undertake fieldwork or to engage in study visits in support of their research projects. Specimen analysis costs are not supported. It is anticipated that several awards will be made per annum. Approximate annual value, €6,000.